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St Louis, MO – Two People Injured in Three-Vehicle crash on I-70 near Airflight Dr

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St Louis, MO (December 27, 2021) – Two people were left with injuries following a motor vehicle accident in the St Louis area on Sunday evening, December 26. At around 7:25 p.m., authorities were called to the site of a crash on Interstate 70.

Reports from authorities show that a 2015 Ford Explorer and a 2015 Dodge Caravan were both stopped on the westbound Interstate 70 exit ramp while waiting for a red light. For unknown reasons, a 2009 Nissan Altima was not able to stop and crashed into the two vehicles near Airflight Drive.

The three vehicles were all left damaged and blocked the roadway.

Two people involved in the crash were injured. EMS transported 33-year-old Sierra Patterson and 43-year-old Jennifer Jaeger to SSM Health DePaul Hospital for care.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with Jennifer Jaeger and Sierra Patterson at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Car Accidents in Missouri

Each year, motor vehicle accidents in Missouri leave over 55,000 people with injuries. The unfortunate truth is that motor vehicle accidents impact more than just the mental and physical health and wellbeing of victims. Not only are accidents overwhelmingly painful, but they can be financially draining as well.

Victims involved in accidents are often forced out of work for several weeks at a time, going without the monetary support they need to pay their bills and take care of their families. To make the struggle even worse, towering medical bills start rolling in immediately.

These collisions often force innocent victims into area hospitals where they have to undergo extensive medical treatment. Many victims require hospitalization and have to spend weeks or even months off work as they go through therapy and transition back into their normal routine. Regrettably, many victims never recover from their injuries and are left permanently disabled and out of work. When victims are injured in accidents as a result of other drivers, it is important that they seek the legal guidance of a St Louis car accident attorney as soon as possible.

St Louis Personal Injury Lawyers

The St Louis personal injury attorneys at Peterson & Associates, P.C. strive to help victims protect their legal rights after being harmed in collisions caused by reckless, negligent, and careless drivers. Our team works to educate victims on their legal rights and help guide them toward getting the maximum amount of compensation available for medical costs, lost wages, vehicle repairs, and more.

Our team is wholly committed to spending significant time and effort on helping victims maximize their recoveries and we have a track record to prove it. With thousands of successful claims, we have helped our clients obtain a total of $500 million in claims. We will stop at nothing to ensure your legal rights are protected after being harmed. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Missouri at 1 (816) 683-3278 to see how our team can help you.

Note: Our team of writers utilized secondary sources in the creation of this accident post. For that reason, the specifics regarding this accident have not been independently fact-checked and verified by our writing staff. If you locate any information that is not accurate, please notify us immediately so that we can update the post to reflect the most accurate information available. If you would like the post to be removed from our site, please let us know and we will do our best to remove it completely.

Disclaimer: As a well-respected member of the Kansas City, Missouri business community, Peterson & Associates, P.C. is always looking to increase the safety of and bring overall safety for all Missouri residents. We hope that by bringing awareness to the dangers associated with driving that people will exercise additional caution when operating a motor vehicle and avoid being injured in a serious crash. This post is not intended to be a solicitation for business. This post should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.